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S.C. governor signs highway funding bill

| July 03, 2013

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed into law a measure that earmarks an annual $91.4 million for transportation.

On June 24, the Republican governor signed H.3360, which stipulates the annual allotment. During the 2013-2014 fiscal year only, transportation could receive an additional $50 million if a surplus exists.

Haley said she was “troubled” the new law allows South Carolina’s Transportation Infrastructure Bank the power to prioritize projects from a list submitted by the state transportation department.

The legislation requires half of the motor vehicle sales tax be moved to the Highway Fund on a recurring basis, which will provide an estimated annual $41 million for infrastructure projects.

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